Salmeterol was not as effective as triamcinolone for persistent asthma
- Once A Day Asthma Treatment. // Pediatrics for Parents;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p7
Discusses the use of the corticosteroid inhaler Pulmicort in the control of mild to moderate asthma.
- Four controversies in pediatric asthma care. Steinbach, Suzanne F. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Oct2000, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p150
Addresses several issues associated with asthma care. Criteria for diagnosing asthma; Indications for beginning inflammatory treatment; Risk of growth suppression related to inhaled corticosteroid therapy; Use of nebulizers in managing acute asthma. INSETS: How to use an inhaler;Tips on...
- Factors Influencing Individual Variability in the Therapeutic Response to Corticosteroids in Asthma. Spears, Mark; Thomson, Neil C. // Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews;2006, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p197
Corticosteroids are the most effective treatment for asthma but the therapeutic response varies markedly between individuals. Multiple factors including genetic, environmental, asthma related and concordance are likely to contribute to the heterogeneous response to corticosteroids. Genetic...
- Effects of reducing or discontinuing inhaled budenoside in patients with mild asthma. Schuster, Nancy B. // Physical Therapy;Apr1995, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p332
Presents an abstract of a study entitled `Effects of Reducing or Discontinuing Inhaled Budenoside in Patients With Mild Asthma,' by T. Haahtela, M. Jarvinen et al, published in the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Effect of inhaled costicosteroid on mild asthma.
- Systemic safety of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol combination. Lipworth, Brian; Busse, William W.; Andersen, Leslie // Thorax;Dec2013, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p1164
A letter to the editor related to an article on the safety of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol combination in asthma by W.W. Busse, P.M. O'Byrne and E.R. Bleecker in the 2013 issue is presented.
- Inhalent Marketed for Use in Young Children with Asthma. // FDA Consumer;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p4
Provides information on Pulmicort Respules, an inhaled corticosteroid for young children with asthma. Details on inhaled corticosteroids; Side effects of the drug; Effect of corticosteroids on a child's growth.
- Inhaled corticosteroids increase risk of cataracts. // HealthFacts;Jul97, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p6
Reports on a study revealing that long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids increases the risk of cataracts among people with asthma. Use of inhaled corticosteroids in the treatment of asthma; Advice to people with asthma on lowering their risk of developing cataracts.
- QOL news from the 14th Annual Congress of the ERS. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/6/2004, Issue 465, p8
Presents several studies of the effect of therapies for asthma on patients' quality of life (QOL). Evaluation of the efficacy and QOL effect of budenoside/thephylline therapy for asthma; Comparison on the use of salmeterol/fluticasone propionate and beclometasone among corticosteroid-dependent...
- High-dose corticosteroids in severe acute asthma. Britton, M.G.; Collins, J.V.; Brown, D.; Fairhurst, N.P.A.; Lambert, R.G. // British Medical Journal;7/10/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6027, p73
Examines the effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment in patients with severe exacerbations of asthma unresponsive to bronchodilators. Assessment of the rates of recovery; Measurement of the peak expiratory flow rate; Use of methylprednisolone in preparing large doses of corticosteroid.